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Stanhope Park Plantation from Stanhope Dene – Weardale Tuesday Walks

18 May


Stanhope Park Plantation from Stanhope Dene


Important:  In the event of bad weather walks may be changed, cancelled or rescheduled for later in the same week so consult the www.weardale.uk website from 8am on the morning of the walk, before travelling.

Start:  Meet in the car park of the Durham Dales Centre, Stanhope DL13 2FJ for a short drive to the start of the walk.

Walk:  Starting and finishing along Stanhope Dene we explore Park Plantation first crossing it east to west, then following the track outside the Plantation, then crossing back west to east.

Date:   Tuesday 18th May.

Start time:   10.00am            Estimated finish time: 1.00pm

Moderate walk 5 miles, 725 feet of ascent.

Leader:  Alan Smith

All enquiries:  Alan Smith   Tel:  01388 517522

OS Map:   307 Consett and Derwent Reservoir

Walks cost £1 to contribute to local mountain rescue and website costs.

Toilets:  There are public toilets in the Durham Dales Centre in Stanhope.

Equipment for this walk:  Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat, scarf and gloves.

Accompanied children under 16 and accompanied vulnerable adults are welcome on this walk.

Dogs:  Dogs on a short lead are welcome on this walk.

Disclaimer:  Everyone taking part in any of our group walks does so at their own risk.  The group works on the same basis as a group of friends who go out walking together.  Walk organisers accept no risk for anyone attending any walk and will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss occurring on a walk or in connection with travel to and from a walk. None of our leaders is qualified or has first aid training but a first aid kit is available.  Participants must read the walk description carefully and assess whether the terrain, distance and height gain of the walk are within their own and their guests’ capabilities and whether their equipment is suitable.



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